The Memphis Grizzlies are winners of four straight and lead the Southwest Division, but heading into Houston, the Grizzlies hoped to not only extend their winning streak, but end a 12-game losing streak at the Rockets home.
But despite grabbing the early lead, the Grizzlies, behind a season low 6 points from Rudy Gay drop their 13th straight game in Houston, 121-96.
James Harden leading the way for the Rockets with 31 points.
The Rockets with a 10-point lead at the break, and pulled away in the second half.
Memphis returns to action Wednesday the 26th against Philadelphia.